Step-by-step – Lubuntu 20.04 GeckoDriver Installation

June 4, 2020 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux Lubuntu 20.04 Installing GeckoDriver – Quick-Start Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install GeckoDriver WebDriver for Firefox in Lubuntu 20.04 Focal LTS GNU/Linux.

Gecko Driver for Lubuntu 20.04 provides the HTTP API described by the WebDriver protocol to communicate with Gecko browsers, such as Firefox. It translates calls into the Firefox remote protocol by acting as a proxy between the local- and remote ends.

And the major advantage of using GeckoDriver as opposed to the default Firefox Web Driver is Compatibility.

Because GeckoDriver uses W3C WebDriver protocol to communicate with Selenium. W3C is a universally defined standard for Web Driver.

So Finally, GeckoDriver results to be Compatible with every Firefox Browser Version.

Finally, here it’s described a System-Wide Setup, for a Local one simply Decompress the Archive and Run from a location into your Home folder.

How to Install GeckoDriver on Lubuntu 20.04 Focal LTS - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Shell Emulator

    Open a Terminal window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    How to Install GeckoDriver on Lubuntu 20.04 Focal LTS - Open Terminal Shell Emulator

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